Van Raay Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Van Raay, Joannes

Year: c.1825

Geography: Amsterdam / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): L=63 W=195 H=30

Current location: Not on display

General description: English double action in a warped mahogany case of a trapezium shape, with a satinwood nameboard. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Single bridge. The piano is bichord throughout. Leather hammers with a top layer of green felt. English dampers.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Van Raay / Fecit / Amsterdam

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